How do I renew my British Legion membership?

Find your nearest PayPoint store at PayPal: Make a quick and secure online payment through our Self-Service Portal. Cash at Branch: Visit your branch and provide your renewal letter and your total fee in cash. Please allow up to 5 weeks for delivery of your new membership card when paying in cash.

How much is British Legion membership?

£18 a year
Become a member of the Royal British Legion family today and take pride in supporting all generations of the Armed Forces community. Membership starts from only £18 a year and is open to everyone.

Who owns the British Legion?

The Royal British Legion is honoured to have Her Majesty the Queen as our Patron. While having royal patronage from its founding in 1921, the Legion received its “Royal” appellation in 1971 on its golden anniversary. Our National President is Lt General James Bashall CB, CBE appointed in May 2019.

How do you join the Royal British Legion in Scotland?

You can ONLY join online here for membership of our Riders and HQ branches. If you wish to join a local branch please contact our Membership Department for branch details: 0131 550 1586. Please note the Headquarters membership year runs from the 1st of November to 31st of October.

What can the British Legion do for me?

We provide recovery and rehabilitation support to currently serving and ex-service personnel who are wounded, injured, sick. The same support is also available for those who are experiencing multiple challenges such as being out of work, dealing with mental health problems, financial issues and alcohol abuse.

Is the British Legion a good charity?

It’s one of Britain’s best loved charities, but despite £70m cash reserves, it is closing down hotels for ex-servicemen and is accused of letting bureaucracy stifle cries for help, writes SUE REID.

Is the Royal British Legion a good charity?

YouGov CharityIndex data shows that the story has been picked up by the public. The Legion’s Buzz score (which measures whether a respondent has heard something positive or negative about the charity in the last fortnight) has fallen to its lowest point since YouGov began to track the charity.

What is a Legionnaires Club?

a society, organized in 1919, composed of veterans of the U.S. armed forces.

What’s the difference between RBL and RBLI?

HOW IS RBLI DIFFERENT FROM THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION? RBLI is a separate charity, both in governance and finance, from the Royal British Legion. RBLI has a distinct and consistent focus on service delivery, particularly in providing employment, care and housing to the Armed Forces Community.

How long do you have to serve to be a veteran UK?

one day
Veterans are defined as anyone who has served for at least one day in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces (Regular or Reserve) or Merchant Mariners who have seen duty on legally defined military operations. “veteran” will be used to represent all former Armed Forces personnel.

Why renew your membership to the Royal British Legion?

Every single member is critical in helping us to support generations of the Armed Forces community and their families. By renewing your membership to the Royal British Legion we can continue to provide people with access to our services and support.

How much does it cost to become a member of the Legion?

Getting involved in one of the Legion’s music bands. The knowledge that through your membership you are helping others in need. The membership fee for 2018/2019 is £17.00 a year, plus a subscription fee for the branch of your choice. New joiners may be asked to pay a one-off branch joining fee.

Who can join the Royal Canadian Legion?

Membership is open to everyone, you don’t have to be a serving or ex-Service person. If you have an interest in the work of the Legion and want to help and support those who have served and their dependants, come and join us. We welcome men and women of all ages, whether they have served in the Armed Forces or not.

What are the benefits of being a member of the Legion?

Free copies of our bi-monthly Legion magazine which keeps you up to date with news about the Legion’s work around the UK and abroad. Reduced prices on affiliated Legion products including Remembrance Travel. Priority access to tickets for the Festival of Remembrance. Participation in ceremonial events, e.g. by becoming a Standard Bearer.